Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Wound, cut and graze treatments
Information about wound care, plus self-care advice for cuts and grazes and when to speak to a doctor for further medical attention
Wounds, cuts and grazes
There are many different types of wounds. Some can be caused by an injury or by a cut. Here’s how to look after wounds and cuts yourself and when to get help.
What causes wounds, cuts and grazes?
Information about common causes of wounds, cuts and grazes, including signs and symptoms to look out for.
Caring for sutures
Sutures need proper care to ensure a wound heals cleanly. They hold the wound closed and are removed or dissolve after it has healed. Find out more here.
An injury to the face can be caused by almost anything, such as, falling over, cutting yourself shaving being struck in the face by an object, such as a ball or twig or being assaulted or hit.
Mouth and tongue cuts
Cuts to the mouth and tongue can bleed alot as there is a large blood supply to that area, making the cut seem much worse than it actually is.
Staph skin infection
Information on staph skin infections, what they are, the different types, treatments, prevention and when to get help.
Ear infections are common and children are most often affected by this condition. Ear infections can be made worse by getting water in your ears, smoking or breathing in someone else's smoke.
Trusted information on a staph infection, including what it is, who is at risk, how you get it, treatment and prevention, plus links to other resources.
Trusted information about bacterial infections from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on gonorrhoea and leprosy.